Obituary photo of SFC+(RET)+Kenneth Malone, Junction City-KS
In Loving Memory of

SFC (RET) Kenneth R. "Bear" Malone

1939 - 2022
Obituary photo of SFC+(RET)+Kenneth Malone, Junction City-KS
In Loving Memory of

SFC (RET) Kenneth R. "Bear" Malone

1939 - 2022

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Sunday, April 24, 2022 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Johnson Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
203 North Washington
Junction City, KS  66441
785-762-3131
SFC (RET) Kenneth R. "Bear" Malone, 82, of Junction City, KS, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 24, 2022, from 1:00 pm. to 3:00 pm. at Johnson Funeral Home. Military honors will take place at the funeral home at the end of the visitation.

He was born August 18, 1939, in Sullivan, IN the son of Frank and Alica (Fullford) Malone.

Mr. Malone served in the United States Army until his retirement. He served three tours of duty in Vietnam. After retiring from the United States Army, he worked as a plumber at Powell's Plumbing Company. He was a member of Sportsman Acres. He enjoyed teaching people about gun safety and his Native American heritage.

On November 16, 1973, he married Lori L. Wells at Columbia, SC.

Survivors include his wife Lori of the home in Junction City; one daughter, Malinda Malone of TN; one grandson, Kenneth "Cub" Nadwodny and one great-grandson, Elijah.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

SFC (RET) Kenneth R. "Bear" Malone, 82, of Junction City, KS, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 24, 2022, from 1:00 pm. to 3:00 pm. at Johnson Funeral Home. Military honors will take place at the funeral home at the end of the visitation.

He was born August 18, 1939, in Sullivan, IN the son of Frank and Alica (Fullford) Malone.

Mr. Malone served in the United States Army until his retirement. He served three tours of duty in Vietnam. After retiring from the United States Army, he worked as a plumber at Powell's Plumbing Company. He was a member of Sportsman Acres. He enjoyed teaching people about gun safety and his Native American heritage.

On November 16, 1973, he married Lori L. Wells at Columbia, SC.

Survivors include his wife Lori of the home in Junction City; one daughter, Malinda Malone of TN; one grandson, Kenneth "Cub" Nadwodny and one great-grandson, Elijah.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Sunday, April 24, 2022 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Johnson Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
203 North Washington
Junction City, KS  66441
785-762-3131

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